Oliver Plunketts GAA

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St. Oliver Plunkett's GAA
Naomh Oilibhéar Pluincéad
Founded:1974
County:Cork
Colours:Black and White
Grounds:Páirc Uinsinn
Coordinates:51°42′35.58″N 8°53′49.35″W / 51.7098833°N 8.8970417°W / 51.7098833; -8.8970417Coordinates: 51°42′35.58″N 8°53′49.35″W / 51.7098833°N 8.8970417°W / 51.7098833; -8.8970417
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St. Oliver Plunkett's is a Gaelic Athletic Association club in Cork, Ireland. The club is based in Ahiohill. It fields teams in hurling and Gaelic football competitions organized by Cork GAA and the Carbery divisional board.

History[edit]

The club was founded in 1974, and named after Saint Oliver Plunkett whose canonization was announced that year. This was not the first club in Ahiohill and there are records of games played by Ahiohill as early as the famine in 1840s. The underage club was known as Assumption Rovers. On 28 August 2011, Plunketts won their first West Cork Junior A Hurling Championship beating Dohenys in the Final with a score of 2-15 to 0-12. Kevin Coffey was Man of the Match scoring 8 points.

Honours[edit]

  • Cork Junior B Hurling Championship Winner (1) 2002 Runner-Up 1999
  • Cork Junior B Football Championship Winner (1) 1990, 2007[1]
  • Cork Minor C Football Championship Runner-Up 1999
  • Cork Minor C Hurling Championship Winner (3) 2002, 2004, 2006
  • West Cork Junior A Hurling Championship Winner (1) 2011 [2]
  • West Cork Junior A Football Championship Runner-Up 2009, 2012[3]
  • West Cork Junior B Hurling Championship Winner (4) 1990, 1997, 1999, 2002 Runner-Up 1988, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996
  • West Cork Junior B Football Championship Winner (3) 1986, 1990, 2007 Runner-Up 1978, 1979, 1998, 2006
  • West Cork Junior C Hurling Championship Winner (2) 1988, 1995
  • West Cork Minor B Football Championship Runner-Up 1985 (Assumption Rovers)
  • West Cork Minor C Hurling Championship Winner (3) 2002, 2004, 2006
  • West Cork Minor C Football Championship Winner (2) 1999, 2002 Runner-Up 1997, 2005
  • West Cork Under-21 B Hurling Championship Winner (1) 2005 Runner-Up 1988, 1990, 2003
  • West Cork Under-21 B Football Championship Winner (1) 2009 Runner-Up 1988
  • West Cork Under-21 B Hurling Championship Winner (3) 1996, 2001, 2002 Runner-Up 2000
  • West Cork Under-21 C Football Championship Winner (1) 2002 Runner-Up 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2012 [4]

Notable players[edit]

Kevin Coffey

Conor O'Driscoll

Dermot Hurley

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Plunkett’s claim title with some style and class - Report on 2007 Cork Junior B Football Final
  2. ^ "Historic first SW hurling title for St Oliver Plunkett's". Southern Star. 3 September 2011. Retrieved 12 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Caheragh show character to clinch thrilling extra-time victory". The Irish Examiner. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 17 September 2012.
  4. ^ Muintir Bháire romp home - Report on 2012 Under-21 C Final